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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: November 2019

Government should address climate change, health and taxes as one issue

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Protecting our climate will protect health, and implementing evidence-based policies that consider action to meet targets on global warming, the economy, taxes and health together should be a priority for Canada’s government, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Adorable primates face extinction due to deforestation | Seven Worlds, One Planet | BBC Earth

There are fewer than 2000 cotton-top tamarins left in the wild, making them critically endangered. They’ve lost 95% of their rainforest home due to deforestation, but locals are working to save the species.Subscribe: Watch more:Planet Earth Planet…

At 2022 World Cup, the global game will meet global warming – The Washington Post

(Do the words “existential threat” mean anything to you? I have been inspired by the 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg; it’s time to get up, get out and shout about something other than College Football Playoff rankings.) Qatar is hot, baby….


Neurosurgery in Brazilian Amazon is possible

Low- and middle-income countries in remote locations with little access to care can create sustainable neurosurgical programs by recruiting and training young, local doctors, according to a new study. The study analyzed the effectiveness over the past 20 years of a successful neurosurgical department, its residency program, an international residency rotation and a medical student exchange program, all in Santarém, a poor, remote region of Brazil in the Amazon rainforest.

F-Waste Is A Huge Climate Issue: How Smart Businesses Are Solving It

From Green Standards, used with permissionGreen Standards allows Fortune 500 companies to reduce their impact on the planet with sustainable office decommissioning. By taking gently used office furniture and upcycling, recycling, and donating to local non-profit organizations, this super green business has diverted nearly 58,000 tons of furniture waste (f-waste)

Tesla Autopilot & Smart Summon Handle Construction Zone & Traffic Cones Like A Boss

Elon Musk and the Tesla software team are aiming to roll out all of the features of its Full Self-Driving package by the year-end, a tough goal but one that should be achievable with a little margin here and there. The latest version of the Tesla firmware update shows that the cars can now detect traffic cones

A Legal Approach to Fighting Climate Change

LONDON — What does Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour have in common with the London-based environmental law charity ClientEarth? Quite a lot, as it happens. Mr. Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million at Christie’s New York in June —…

Telling Stories to Battle Climate Change, With a Little Humor Thrown In

In 1991, when a cyclone and flooding hit Bangladesh, 90 percent of the victims were women. In New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina displaced over 83 percent of poor, single mothers. In Senegal, a 35 percent decline in rainfall means that women,…